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The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved unrestricted sales of Plan B One-Step, lifting all age limits on the emergency contraceptive.(Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FDA Approves Unrestricted Sales Of OTC Morning-After Pill

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved unrestricted sales of Plan B One-Step, lifting all age limits on the emergency contraceptive.

06/21/2013

President Barack Obama says he's comfortable with his administration's decision to allow over-the-counter purchases of a morning-after pill for anyone 15 and older. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama ‘Comfortable’ With FDA Approach On Plan B

President Barack Obama says he’s comfortable with his administration’s decision to allow over-the-counter purchases of a morning-after pill for anyone 15 and older.

05/03/2013

The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription and said the emergency contraception no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters. (Credit: SSPL/Getty Images)

Justice Department to Appeal Morning-After Case

The Justice Department is appealing a judge’s decision lifting all age limits on the Plan B morning-after birth control pill and a cheaper generic.

05/01/2013

The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription and said the emergency contraception no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters. (Credit: SSPL/Getty Images)

FDA: Morning-After Pill OK At Age 15, Allowed In Front Of Pharmacy Counters

The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription and said the emergency contraception no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters.

05/01/2013

Senator Patty Murray and Secretary Shaun Donovan speak at the Robin Hood Veterans Summit at Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum on May 7, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Senator Jokes About Speaker Boehner’s ‘Plan B’

A Democratic senator is joking that, with House Speaker John Boehner embracing “Plan B,” women’s issues are progressing in Congress.

12/20/2012

File photo of Plan B pills. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pediatricians: Prescribe Plan B To Teens Before Sex

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that emergency contraception drugs be prescribed to sexually active teenagers as a preventative measure.

11/29/2012

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